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Police nab man who tried to entice young girl via Facebook

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MARION (KWWL) -

A man who reportedly contacted a girl under the age of 16 via Facebook faces charges.

Marion Police arrested 34-year-old Craig Perry, of Coralville, with Enticing Away a Minor.

Police say Perry contacted the girl, and attempted to meet the girl for a sexual purpose. The child and parents contacted police and an officer began posing as the child on the Facebook account.

Perry went to Lindale Mall in Cedar Rapids to meet with the female juvenile. Officers confronted him in the parking lot and then took him into custody.

He was taken into the Linn County Jail.

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